Computers, the internet and the World Wide Web: an introduction for the e-therapist (ARCHIVED)

by Chris Blackmore and Professor Digby Tantam

 

Last updated: July 2013

 

Please note: This module has now been archived. It is still available to view, but please be aware when completing the module that it was last updated in 2013. A CPD certificate is available for the module, but this will be subject to the approval of your peer group.

 

Computers, the internet and the World Wide Web: an introduction for the e-therapist The purpose of this module is to introduce the equipment (computers) and systems (the World Wide Web and the internet) involved in electronic approaches to psychotherapy (e-therapy). The module describes some of the many technological elements involved (e.g. bits and bytes), their uses (such as search engines, email) and abuses (e.g. spam). We shall cover the following areas:

 

  1. An introduction to computers

  2. The internet and the World Wide Web

  3. Where is the World Wide Web going?

  4. The rise and rise of the search engine.

 

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